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All employees at Kalamazoo’s Ascension Borgess hospital will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 12th, according to a statement posted Tuesday on its website. 

Courtesy of the city of Portage

Residents of Portage, Mich., are bursting with civic pride as the Pfizer plant produces COVID-19 vaccines. And they're showing that pride in some unusual ways.

WMUK's Sehvilla Mann reported on the story for NPR. It aired Thursday December 24 during NPR's All Things Considered. 

Kalamazoo County Administration Building (File photo)
WMUK

Kalamazoo County's health officer says it may begin receiving doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as early as next month.

In a photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)
Michigan Office of the Governor / The Associated Press

(MPRN) Starting Wednesday, restaurants in Michigan are again limited to delivery and takeout, high school and college classes can only be online, and non-professional sports games are cancelled. That’s under an order from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s public health director.